Nihao from Taipei!

Hi guys! Amazingly, I survived the flight from LAX to Taipei.  Kicking it here, sweating like a pig…I mean, getting acclamated to the Asian summer, in the free internet nook in the airport.  I have 3 hours to kill so I started pacing the airport and found this.  So, hooray! I had a great flight.  I ended up sitting at the exit aisle, leg rooms galore.  Not that I need that much.  But my flight buddy did though.  This Chicago med school kid named Dot was en route to visit family in Vietnam.  We had a good time chatting and watching...
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Big Mango Recap

So yeah, I’m at home. Doing stuff on the computer is the best thing to keep me awake at the moment. I drove out to get lunch, but on my way back sleep was creeping up on me. I could feel it in the back of my head. So, the local grocery store was my last stop instead of Trader Joe’s as I originally planned. I didn’t want to fall asleep at the wheel. Brace yourselves kids. This is going to be a long one. The flight back was pleasant all together. Minutes after we landed in Hong Kong, it...
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Rainy days and Wednesdays

The sky finally opened up in Bangkok. Well, not too much but enough to keep everything damp on and off since yesterday’s afternoon. Tong ditched us 3 times in 3 days so far. This is new to me but apparently she’s been doing that to Joy and Lily for quite sometimes now. Let’s see. She was going to try to come out to girls dinner (part I) on Sunday night, but didn’t make it. Her mom wasn’t happy about her going out. Okay, that’s typical of her woes. So she made plans with me and Lily on Monday to go...
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Big Mango Madness

Hi kids, I’m here in Bangkok. I miss the terrorism threat shenanigan completely. As in, my brother told me about it when I landed. Thank goodness I packed with many gallon-sized Ziplock bags. They may be come in handy. ;-D Bangkok is hot but not too bad. A lot like LA a few weeks ago. It finally rained last night. But the sky is constantly in the shade of light gray to dark gray. Not much of the sky to see in this rainy season. Mom is doing better than I thought. They switched one of her meds and suddenly...
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Yeeeehaw!

Hi y’all. I’m having a great time in Red River, New Mexico…doing NOTHING. Hahah. The household computer is on a 28.8 dial up. That’s right. 28.8 does still exist! So I haven’t been checking the mail too much. Besides, the gorgeous weather, the sound of the river, and the company of 3 cats keep me occupied enough not to be around a computer this week. Heh. Well…let’s see what we’ve been up to so far. 7/2 – Arrived at Lamy, NM, just outside of Santa Fe. Hung out with Brandon’s sister Jacqueline, her hubby, and their kids. Ran around Santa...
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